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Medical Prefixes..

Health Prefixes

a- without, absence of
ab- away from
ad- toward
ambi- both, both sides, around, about
an- without, absence of
anti- against
auto- self
bi- two
brady- slow
circum- around
con- together, with
contra- against, opposite
di- twice, two, double
dia- through, across
dys- painful, different, bad
ec- out, outside
ecto- out, outside
en- (end-) within, inner
endo- within, inner
epi- above, upon
eso- inward
eu- good, normal
ex- (exo-) away from, external or outside
extra- away from, external or outside
hemi- half
hyper- excessive, above normal
hypo- below normal, beneath
in- without, absence of/within, inner
infra- positioned beneath, below, beneath
inter- between
intra- within, inner, in
iso- same, equal
macro- large
mal- bad, inadequate
micro- small
mono- one, single
multi- many, much
neo- new
oligo- deficient, deficiency
pan- all
para- near, beside
peri- near, beside
poly- much, many
post- after, following
pre- before
pro- before, forward
quadri- four
re- behind, back
retro- behind, back
semi- half
sub- below normal, beneath
super- excessive, above normal
supra- excessive, above normal
tachy- fast, rapid
tetra- four
tox- poisonous
trans- through or across
tri- three
ultra- beyond
uni- one
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